General news 28 Feb, 2021
US VP Kamala Harris calls astronaut Victor Glover at ISS. NASA shares video - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Astronaut Victor Glover is currently aboard the International Space Station.
Who Was Gangubai Kathiawadi: The Woman Alia Bhatt Will Portray In Her Latest Film - NDTVNDTV News
Actress Alia Bhatt will next been seen in Gangubai Kathiawadi, in which she will play the titular role. Gangubai Kathiawadi is based on the life of Gangubai Kathewali, a brothel owner in Mumbai's Kamathipura area.
New York Governor Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Second Woman - NDTVNDTV News
A second ex-employee of powerful New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo has accused him of sexual harassment, charges the governor denied on Saturday.
Supreme Court Will No Longer Use WhatsApp To Share Video Conference Links - NDTVNDTV News
The Supreme Court will no longer use WhatsApp groups to share video conference links for court hearings, the top court registry said on Saturday.
Registration for next round of Covid vaccination likely to start Monday - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: “Co-Win as well as other IT applications and platforms will go live from Monday morning around 10 am. People will be required to just fill in a few de
India vs England: Nathan Lyon slams Ahmedabad pitch critics - When it starts spinning, the world starts crying - India TodayIndia Today
India vs England: Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon said he is baffled by the criticism over the spin-friendly nature of the Ahmedabad pitch used for the Pink-ball Test and highlighted nobody talks about seaming pitches in the same manner.
Six cities to host IPL 2021; Mumbai says no to fans - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
Cricket News: Moving away from their initial plan to host the Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 2021 edition between Mumbai and Pune — and part of the playoffs and fina
Milind Soman says his favourite place is wife Ankita Konwar’s arms as they celebrate anniversary, see photos - The Indian ExpressThe Indian Express
Celebrating seven years of togetherness, Milind Soman and Ankita Konwar took to their individual Instagram handles and shared love-soaked posts for each other.
U.S. authorises Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use - The HinduThe Hindu
J&J's vaccine is expected to be used widely around the globe because it can be shipped and stored at normal refrigerator temperatures
LIVE: 216,231,106 samples tested for Covid-19 thus far, says ICMR - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
The global tally of Covid-19 cases is nearing 114 million while more than 2.5 million have already succumbed to the disease, according to Johns Hopkins University.
'Get a life', says Ameesha Patel, after being accused of defrauding businessman - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Actor Ameesha Patel took to her social media accounts on Saturday to seemingly address reports that she'd defrauded a businessman.
Warren Buffett's $10 billion mistake: Precision Castparts - MintLivemint
Precision shed more than 13,400 jobs, or 40% of its workforce, in 2020, and only recently has begun to improve margins, Berkshire said.'I'll make more mistakes in the future - you can bet on that,' Warren Buffett wrote
Realme GT 5G visits Geekbench, retail box surfaces with a familiar design - GSMArena.com news - GSMArena.comGSMArena.com
It's arriving on March 4 with a Snapdragon 888 SoC and 120Hz AMOLED screen.
Centre caps COVID-19 vaccine price at Rs 250 per dose, releases list of empanelled private hospitals - FirstpostFirstpost
While eligible beneficiaries will be able to register in advance on CO-WIN 2.0 portal and Aarogya Setu app, there will be a facility for on-site registration at identified vaccination centres for inoculation
PSN is down: outage means online gaming hiccups for PS5, other PlayStation consoles - TechradarTechRadar
PlayStation Network status affects PS5, PS5 and Vita online gaming
Microsoft’s xCloud app for Windows: Xbox touch controls, gyro, and more - The VergeThe Verge
Microsoft is testing a new Xbox Game Streaming app for Windows. It includes access to steaming games from Xbox consoles, and from xCloud.
'No Longer Friends': Assam BJP Ally Joins Congress Alliance Before Polls - NDTVNDTV News
In a boost for the Congress-led coalition before next month's elections in Assam, the Bodoland Peoples' Front or BPF on Saturday announced that it was quitting the alliance headed by the ruling BJP and joining the opposition front.
Tech Wrap: Facebook launches Bars, Samsung rolls out March security update - HT TechHindustan Times
More tech news includes Gionee launching Max Pro smartphone on March 1 and Xbox Series S pre-orders returning on Amazon and Flipkart.
Gujarat local bodies polls tomorrow: All you need to know - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
These elections come within a week of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning all six civic corporation polls held in Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara.
India Vs England: Three-match ODI series to be played without presence of fans - Republic TVRepublic World
It has been learned that the three-match ODI series between India & England next month will be played behind closed doors without the presence of the fans
Babil gets emotional as he finds old WhatsApp chat with Irrfan Khan: ‘I was almost about to text him back’ - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
Babil Khan got emotional as he stumbled upon old messages from his father, the late Irrfan Khan, while deleting unnecessary texts from his phone.
Rs 250 for per dose of Covid vaccine — Centre sets price ceiling for private hospitals - ThePrintThePrint
Health ministry says private hospitals functioning as Covid Vaccination Centres can charge upto Rs 250 per dose in the phase 2 of vaccination drive, set to start from 1 March.
Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Government - MoneycontrolMoneycontrol
The vaccine doses would be administered free of cost at the government-run Covid vaccination centres.
'Price too high': Biden admin accused of being soft on Saudi crown prince despite 'Khashoggi stain' - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
US News: WASHINGTON: The Biden White House is being accused of rank hypocrisy after purportedly giving Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman a free pass despite US .
Covid-19 vaccination phase 2: Here's how much you will have to pay for a jab in private hospitals - MintLivemint
The vaccination drive, which began on 16 January, will enter its second phase on Monday with people over 60 years and those above 45 with comorbidities being able to get inoculated against Covid-19
COVID-19 vaccination will be provided for free at government facilities: Health Ministry - Zee NewsIndia.com
The coronavirus vaccination at government facilities will be provided for free and the cost will be borne by the Central government, the Union Health Ministry announced on Saturday (February 27, 2021) whereas at private facilities will be charged subject to a…
Centre Caps Price of COVID Vaccines at Private Hospitals at Rs 250 - The QuintThe Quint
The Centre has fixed the price of vaccines at Rs 250 for a dose which would be available at private hospitals for people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities, and will be vaccinated starting 1 March, sources said.
PMK to contest in 23 seats in Tamil Nadu as part of AIADMK alliance - The News MinuteThe News Minute
The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has been allotted 23 seats in the AIADMK-led alliance for Tamil Nadu’s upcoming Assembly polls. The announcement was made by AIADMK’s Coordinator O Panneerselvam, in the presence of Joint Coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami. PMK…
Centre caps Covid-19 vaccines at Rs 250 in pvt hospitals for people above 60 yrs and 45 yrs with comorbidities - Times NowZoom
The Centre had said earlier this week that the next phase of inoculation will be conducted at 10,000 government and more than 20,000 private vaccination centres across the country.
Encryption vs Compliance: The new IT Act guidelines put messaging services like WhatsApp in a tight situation - OpIndiaOpIndia
To comply with the new IT Act guidelines, services like WhatsApp will have to break its famous end-to-end encryption | OpIndia News
Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James to Zlatan Ibrahimovic - No way I'll ever 'stick to sports' - ESPN IndiaESPN India
Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of his activism, saying he will "never shut up about things that are wrong."
Expert addresses concerns over COVID vaccination side effects, encourages community to get immunized - 8 News NOW Las VegasGoogle News
Isro’s PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 mission: Countdown begins - Times of IndiaThe Times of India
India News: CHENNAI: A 25.
Pfizer COVID Vaccine Cuts Transmission Risk After One Dose: Study - The QuintThe Quint
Findings from a UK study have revealed that a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech reduces the number of asymptomatic infections and the risk of transmission, reported Reuters.
NASA Releases a 360-degree Panorama of Mars by Perseverance Rover Made from 142 Photos - IBTimes IndiaInternational Business Times, India Edition
NASA has released the first high-definition panoramic view of its Mars rover Perseverance's landing site at Jezero Crater.
Sensex tanks 1,631 points to 49,407 in afternoon session; Nifty below 14,600 - Hindustan TimesHindustan Times
According to a Reuters poll, India's economy is likely to have returned to growth in the December quarter after contracting 7.5% in the July-September period.
NASA's Perseverance Rover Transmits to Earth from the Surface of Mars - UPI.comUPI.com
NASA's Mars Perseverance rover acquired this image during its descent to Mars, using its Descent Stage Down-Look Camera. This camera is mounted on the bottom of the descent stage and looks at the rover. This image was acquired on February 22, 2021 (Sol 1) at …